DFK Crosbie Blog

Monday 12th November 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley
The holiday rush can be your most profitable time of the year so long as your small business is set up for success in the Christmas period.
 
For many businesses, Christmas time is their most stressful season because they do not adequately prepare for the increased customer demand that occurs at the end of each
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Monday 12th November 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley
A seasonal pricing strategy will help you minimise loss of cash flow in low periods and maximise profitability in peak seasons.
 
Changing your pricing will help you capitalise on your target market’s spending habits. Keep in mind that creating a supporting marketing campaign to bring awareness to your price
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Monday 12th November 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley
Businesses registered for GST must lodge business activity statements (BAS) every year with the ATO. To assist you, here is a record-keeping and submission checklist you can follow to help you prepare and lodge your BAS accurately and on time.  
 
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Monday 12th November 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley
Developing your intellectual property (IP) strategy is vital in protecting the value and future of your business. 
 
IP is any original idea or work that has been created by your business. These valuable intangible assets assist your business in remaining competitive, boosting your profits and value of your
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Monday 12th November 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Your business must be independent of any one individual if you want your business to thrive in the marketplace on a long-term basis.


The most effective way you can grow your business is by removing yourself from the daily operations and focusing your time on developing strategies to elevate and move your brand forward. However,

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Friday 26th October 2018
Categories: Business | Not For Profit
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By  Stephanie Oakley

A Not for Profit (NFP) organisation is intended to run without the aim of financial gain, thus often requires the time of volunteers and fundraisers. But coming up with unique ideas for compelling donors and volunteers to commit to your cause time and time again isn't easy.

Philanthropy

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Wednesday 10th October 2018
Category: Not For Profit
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By  Stephanie Oakley

More than 50,000 Not for Profit groups spent a combined total of $137.1 billion in pursuing their charitable aims in 2016. The report, released by the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission, indicates the colossal scale of Not for Profit (NFP) operations nationwide

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Friday 5th October 2018
Category: Not For Profit
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Nearly half of all charities in Australia operate with no paid staff according to the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission (ACNC). Its comprehensive Australian Charities Report 2016 further states there are nearly three million volunteers nationwide operating within Not for Profit

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Wednesday 26th September 2018
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Family trusts and SMSFs carry their own benefits and disadvantages in providing a way to transfer and manage your family’s wealth. By weighing up the points of difference, you can choose the most appropriate option for you.

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Friday 21st September 2018
Categories: Superannuation SMSF | Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley

When it comes to how the super death benefit is paid out, there are specific tax implications involved which affect the amount a nominated beneficiary will receive.

In a situation where super is paid out after an individual has passed, it is generally split up into two components; taxable and tax-free. The tax-free portion

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